Ella Jane McDowell
Ella Jane McDowell

September 21, 1929 - May 9, 2019
Born in Garden Grove, Iowa
Resided in Tangent, Oregon


Ella Jane McDowell
September 21, 1929 - May 9, 2019

Ella Jane Hill McDowell passed away at home on May 9, 2019.

Ella was born to Henry and Iva Myers Hill on September 21, 1929 in Garden Grove, Iowa.

She taught first through eighth grades in a one room school house near her Iowa home.

She married Dale McDowell in June, 1949. They moved to Tangent in August 1959.

Ella is survived by her husband, Dale; children, Annette, Debbie, and Rodney, all of Tangent and Terry of Lacomb; as well as sister, Wanda Ewoldsen of Osceola, Iowa and brother, Dan Hill of Leon, Iowa. A son, Keith passed away in May, 2016. She has ten grandchildren and eighteen great grandchildren.

A celebration of life will be at 2:00pm, Saturday, May 18, 2019 at their home in Tangent.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice.